Marlee Ginter
Marlee Ginter

Marlee Ginter is an Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist. She joined CBS13 in January 2020 from WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids. Prior to that she worked at KOMO TV in Seattle, WA, WISH TV in Indianapolis, IN, WSPA TV in Spartanburg, SC and WTOC TV in Savannah, GA.

Her dedication to journalism has won her numerous awards in television markets across the country, including a Society of Professional Journalists Award for her spot news coverage of the 2007 Seattle floods, an Emmy for Investigative Reporter for her work in Michigan and back to back Michigan Associated Press Awards for Best Individual Reporting.

Born in the Philippines, Marlee was adopted as a baby and moved to the United States where she grew up on Long Island in New York. She later moved to Florida where she attended the University of Florida for its renowned journalism programs and announced classical music on Classic 89 WUFT-FM.

She began her career as an Anchor/Reporter/Producer at WTOC in Savannah and worked her way to WSPA in Spartanburg where she became known as the reporter holding authorities accountable. The South Carolina Broadcasters Association recognized her as Reporter of the Year for her daily reports.

During her time at WISH TV, she was the first reporter in Indianapolis sent to the Gulf Coast to cover the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. She traveled through Mississippi and New Orleans reporting first hand on the historic damage and cleanup efforts.

When she’s not storytelling, Marlee enjoys exploring new places with her children, taking their dogs to the dog park or giving back to her communities through volunteerism and foster care. Marlee likes to play the guitar and enjoys a lazy walk through a local farmer’s market. She made the move to Northern California to enjoy some time in the sunshine and says she’s “honored to join such a great news team and excited to explore her new home in a beautiful part of the country.”

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Latest From Marlee Ginter

Chickens Continue Flying Off Store Shelves Entering Second Pandemic SpringIt may seem like a harebrained idea, but one popular pandemic pet seems to be chickens. The start of the pandemic saw more people buying chickens to raise right in their own backyards and it seems the trend is holding strong. Several pet stores told CBS13 they've never seen anything like it.
'Nature Shouldn't Be Treated Like A Trash Can': 7th Graders Team Up To Clean Up Lodi LakeWhen the sun hits the water at Lodi Lake, it almost looks picture-perfect, but seventh graders Aiden Burt and Darien Cox took a closer look and didn't like what they saw – so they decided to do something about it.
'Positivity, Acceptance And Love': Lodi Announces Location Of City's First-Ever Pride FestivalLodi just announced the location for the city's first-ever pride festival, so as many celebrate getting back to normal, others are looking at it as a new beginning.
'It Was A Blessing': Bringing Hope To Homes, Nurse Teams Take Vaccines On The RoadNot everyone can get to a vaccine clinic. For some, it's physically impossible to stand in line or even leave their house. That's why a special nurse strike team formed in San Joaquin County. They're reminding people who may be isolated at home that they're not forgotten.
Retired Nurses Join Frontlines As Sacramento Pharmacies Push For Trained VaccinatorsSonya Frausto owns Ten Acres Pharmacy in Sacramento, and like many others, she's pressed to get enough staff trained in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.